The third Friday of each month is Girls’ Night Out at Charlotte Fine Art Gallery. In June, create abstract designs with alcohol-based inks on slick Yupo paper. Model the image on something you see--or find your subject within your creation! This is a fun and exciting GNO that everyone enjoys. Time: June 21, 2013, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 ish Girls' Night Out is a time to relax and enjoy doing art with the "girls" ... no experience needed. Refreshments served. (Must be 21.) All supplies included. Pre-registration required. $35
First Friday opening reception for Life: Moving and Still, featuring Anne Hightower-Patterson, artist: June 7, 2013, 6-9 p.m. Meet the artist at the reception. (Refreshments served.) Our highlighted artist for June, Anne Hightower-Patterson, has been painting for nearly five decades. In her exhibit Life: Moving and Still, this award-winning South Carolina watercolor painter tells stories through still life images and other scenes that depict people caught candidly in the midst of ordinary actions. Highlighted June 4 through June 29. Gallery Hours: Tue 10-4; Wed-Thu 10-9; Fri 10-6; Sat 10-2. Closed Sun and Mon. FREE
Clay Workshop for Teens (When Pigs Fly!) Two Saturdays. The first week, make your flying pig out of sculpture clay utilizing the pinch pot method. The next week, glaze it in fun colors to adorn your yard. Pick up work at the gallery following firing. Time: June 8 and June 15, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Ages: 12-16 Cost: $75 per participant Watercolor Abstraction for Teens Learn the basics of painting with watercolor. Experiment with color, texture, line, shape, and composition. All supplies included. Time: Monday-Friday, July 8-12 , 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages: 12-16 Cost: $110. Gallery open Tuesday-Saturday. See listing.
Create your own characters and stories as you write your own comic strip. Campers will learn techniques using colored pencils, markers, and pens to develop their unique style. All supplies included. Certificate presented last day of camp. Time: Monday-Friday, August 12-16 Ages 7-9: 11 a.m.-12 p.m., $90 Ages 10-12: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $110 To register, call or visit the gallery, or send an email with questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Gallery Hours: Tues 10A-4P; Wed & Thurs 10A-9P; Fri 10A-6P; Sat 10A-2P. Closed Sun & Mon. See listing.
Come, join us as we sing and dance Latin-style on Friday May 24, with our Hispanic Worship Coordinator Javier Perez and friends at Harrison UMC, 15008 Lancaster Hwy., Pineville, NC. Bring a snack and join us for fellowship and fun on the 2nd and 4th Fridays during the summer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event is FREE! All are welcome. For more information on events at Harrison United Methodist Church in Pineville, NC, please visit ww.harrisonumc.org or call the Church Office at 704-541-3463. $0
Runners are continually bombarded with colored powder at this event, which provides a new and fun alternative to most 5Ks. Runners should wear white to maximize the effect, and costumes are welcomed. Entry fee covers all-day park admission. Registration begins at 6 a.m. on the day of the run. For more information, visit http://www.colormob5k.com/charlotte. $25 dollars for season pass holders, $50 for others (including admission and t-shirt) until August 1. Price increases to $60 after August 1.
The Charlotte Fine Art Gallery's highlighted artist for June is Anne Hightower-Patterson, an award-winning South Carolina watercolor artists who tells stories through still life. For more call 704-541-7041. FREE